Hospital in Tanzania
Dr. Janice Alexander takes pride in providing excellent care for patients at her clinic in Cedarburg, WI, but her healing hands reach well beyond the borders of her own community. Since the early 2000s, Dr. Alexander has helped bring needed medical care to the people of Mwanza, Tanzania, a high-poverty region of Africa. She played a significant part in the construction of the newly opened Nyakato Health Center, a five-building hospital that provides primary care services, maternity care, pediatric care, infectious disease treatment, and surgery.
The hospital began as the dream of the late African Bishop Nehemia Bomani, whose partnership with Dr. Alexander was instrumental in its development. Through the help of Bomani and several organizations, including Orphan Grain Train, Dr. Alexander began sending medical supplies to Mwanza. Little by little, the bishop’s dream started to become a reality. The hospital finally opened in November 2020 and now serves around 100 patients every day.
Over the years, Dr. Alexander and many other medical volunteers have visited Tanzania to provide medical care for patients. During her trips to the region, she has also helped build a church and a school. She looks forward to visiting again one day in the future.